Improvised Field Comms-The Jungle Antenna
Here's a great emergency quarter wave ground plane antenna for the 2 meter Amateur Radio band. Most of the materials for this emergency antenna can be obtained locally or from online retailers.
"The Tech Prepper" does a good job of explaining the theory and practical requirements of this portable antenna.
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Here are some comments from "The Tech Prepper":
In this episode, we'll take a look at increasing the performance of your HT with the "Jungle Antenna". It's a field expedient, quarter wave ground plane antenna. SUPPORT Membership - One Time Support - STORE MATERIAL * Cobra head - * 20 AWG stranded silicone wire - * 1/4" Ring Terminals - * S-clip Carabiners - TOOLS * Crimp Tool - * Measuring Tape - GEAR * Yaesu VX-6R - REFERENCES * FM 31-20 Special Forces Operational Techniques : * The Guerrilla's Guide To The Baofeng Radio: * The Jungle Antenna: * Simple and Fun Antennas: Introduction HT Radio Test First Jungle Antenna Deployment First Jungle Antenna Test Second Jungle Antenna Deployment Third Jungle Antenna Deployment After Action Report: Introduction After Action Report: Why the Jungle Antenna After Action Report: My Jungle Antenna Design After Action Report:: Member Suggestions After Action Report: The Antenna Build Close As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
Thanks for joining us today.
Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).